Winners of the 1st Annual Essay Contest

THEME: “How your staff at your dialysis unit or transplant center encourages you to live a fulfilling life in spite of kidney disease.”

I see I hear

I See. I Hear – 1st Place Winner, 1st Annual Essay Contest

I see. I hear. I take precious fluid from fragile humans. I clean it, Detox it, Bless it, and send it back. I improve their lives. For a time,...

The Gifted People of Shoreline Dialysis – 2nd Place Winner, 1st Annual Essay Contest

"Paul, honey, wake up! Your treatment's over. Any plans for the weekend? Sightseeing? Country fairs? Auctions? Vermont?" my nurse asks as she checks my...
He Knows How It Feels

He Knows How It Feels – 3rd Place (Tie) Winner, 1st Annual Essay Contest

The staff at my dialysis unit encourages me to live a fulfilling life in spite of kidney disease in many ways. Some ways are...
A Brighter Day

A Brighter Day – 3rd Place (Tie) Winner, 1st Annual Essay Contest

When I was younger, all I wanted was to live a normal life. To live a life without medicine, monthly hospital visits, and surgeries...

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